Youth Programs, Services and Activities

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BABIES

Everything for babies in San Diego: http://sandiego.parentzone.com/localtopic.asp?rtid=1125456



CAMPS

http://sandiego.parentzone.com/parentresources.asp?prid=89 (click on each below)



CHILDCARE

YMCA Childcare Resources:  http://www.ymca.org/?jumpSection

California Child Resource and Referral Network: http://www.rrnetwork.org/



COOL PLACES TO BEAT THE HEAT

Santee Aquatic Center:  http://www.ci.santee.ca.us/Index.aspx?page=178

La Mesa Recreation Center: http://www.cityoflamesa.com/DocumentView.asp?DID=894

Ice skating at Kroc Center: http://www.kroccenterice.com/

Miner’s diner in Julian – old-fashioned soda fountain, oldest in SD County: http://www.julianca.com/dining/index.htm

Sprayground at Santee Lakes: http://www.santeelakes.com/SprayPark2.htm

Waterskiing, wakeboarding and float tubing at Lake Vicente: http://www.sandiego.gov/water/recreation/vicente.shtml

Jet ski at El Capitan Reservoir: http://www.sandiego.gov/water/recreation/elcap.shtml

Rent a sailboat, motorboat, pedalboat or rowboat at Poway Lake: http://www.ci.poway.ca.us/Index.aspx?page=632

Rent a canoe or rowboat at Lake Murray or Lake Miramar (Saturdays and Sundays) or bring your float tube: http://www.sandiego.gov/water/recreation/fishbulletin.shtml   



Welk Resort:

Boulder Springs Club House and Waterslide:  Vacation guests can enjoy an interactive water playground for children, 140 ft. waterslide encased in rock, an outdoor living room fire pit area, 2 swimming pools, clubhouse with TV, Internet access,  library, and Kid's Game Room. http://www.welksandiego.com/default.asp?idno=5062

(click “tour the resort” and “photo gallery” to view the slide”)



DRUG ADDICTION:

Meth Strike Force (for of drug addiction): www.No2meth.org

(East County Youth Advocacy Coalition): http://www.publicstrategies.org/PHAST/East_County_Youth_Coalition.htm



EVENTS FOR KIDS

Parent Zone Events Calendar: http://sandiego.parentzone.com/calendar.asp



FAMILY AND YOUTY RESOURCES AND SERVICES

Youth Connect Resources in East County: http://www.sdcommunities.org/Category.aspx?zip=92019&cat=YouthConnect

San Diego Workforce Partnership for Youths: http://sandiegoatwork.com/generate/html/Youth/youth_connect_network.html

San Diego Youth & Community Services: http://www.sdycs.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home

Parent Zone (includes camps, career resources, childcare, kids’ classes, education, family finance, family fun, family planning, safety, health and fitness, holidays, party planning, photography, playgroups, parent groups, pregnancy, birth, relocation guide, shops and services, support and special needs, vacation guide, volunteering: http://sandiego.parentzone.com/



HOMELESS SERVICES

East County Teen Recovery Center (for teens with substance abuse issues)

7733 Palm St., Suite 108

Lemon Grove, CA 91945

(619) 667-3333

Youth and community services (helps homeless, abused and at-risk youths): http://www.sdycs.org/site/PageServer?pagename=programs



LIBRARIES IN EAST COUNTY

http://www.sdcommunities.org/sandiego/lamesa/libraries.aspx



MEDIATION FOR PARENTS & TEENS

San Diego Mediation Center (free parent-teen mediation in English and Spanish): http://www.scrconline.con

MUSIC

East County Youth Symphony:  www.ecysymphony.com



PARKS AND LAKES

San Diego County Parks and Recreation: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/parks/

California State Parks: http://www.parks.ca.gov/

Federal lands: 

Recreation.gov: http://www.recreation.gov/

U.S. Department of the Interior: http://www.doi.gov/

US Forestry Service: http://www.fs.fed.us/

Reservoirs in San Diego County: http://www.sandiego.gov/water/recreation/index.shtml

Also check local park listing at your city or town’s website.



RECREATION

Poway Parks:  http://www.ci.poway.ca.us/index.aspx?page=92

Poway Recreation: http://www.ci.poway.ca.us/index.aspx?page=93

Poway recreation classes:  http://www.ci.poway.ca.us/Index.aspx?page=338

La Mesa family fun:  http://www.cityoflamesa.com/index.asp?NID=409

La Mesa youth classes and sports:  http://www.cityoflamesa.com/index.asp?NID=549

El Cajon Department of Recreation:  http://www.ci.el-cajon.ca.us/dept/rec/

Santee Parks and Recreation areas:  http://www.ci.santee.ca.us/Index.aspx?page=174

Santee Aquatic Center: http://www.ci.santee.ca.us/Index.aspx?page=178

East County YMCA (aquatics, sports, summer day camp, fitness,  and childcare): http://eastcounty.ymca.org/

Community and Teen Centers in San Diego County: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/parks/centers/teens.html

Ray and Joan Krocs Corps Community Center (San Diego near La Mesa)

(aquatic center, gym.  ice arena, recreation field, challenge course, rock climbing wall, family entertainment center, skate park, performance arts center, and education center.): http://www.kroccenter.org/



SPORTS & SPORTS CAMPS

Soccer:  http://www.objectivo.com/directories.php?Site_City_id=24

Pop Warner football and cheerleading:  http://www.sandiegopopwarner.net/locations.htm

Little League baseball and softball:   http://www.eteamz.com/llb/finder/

Grossmont La Mesa Warriors Football and Cheer: http://www.glmwarriors.net/

National Youth Sports – San Diego and East County: http://www.nysonline.org/San%20Diego.html

North County (including inland areas): http://www.nysonline.org/North%20County.html

San Diego Youth Football Conference: http://sandiego.parentzone.com/linkinfo.asp?lid=97879&prid=478

San Diego County sports classes: http://sandiego.parentzone.com/parentresources.asp?prid=478